Visitor arrivals to Taiwan up 8% in Aug-2019, arrivals from South Korea up 31%

26 September, 2019

Taiwan Tourism Bureau reported (25-Sep-2019) visitor arrivals to Taiwan for Aug-2019. Details include:

  • Visitor arrivals: 1.0 million, +8.2% year-on-year;
    • Asia: 937,523, +8.2%;
      • Mainland China: 282,999, +10.1%;
      • Japan: 203,510, +8.7%;
      • Hong Kong and Macau: 186,589, -1.4%;
      • South Korea: 93,694, +30.8%;
      • Vietnam: 33,966, -19.1%;
      • Malaysia: 30,161, +2.6%;
      • Philippines: 33,327, +30.1%;
      • Thailand: 21,045, +26.9%;
      • Singapore: 25,085, +10.9%;
    • Americas: 55,783, +6.0%;
      • US: 43,915, +5.8%;
    • Europe: 29,326, +10.5%;
      • UK: 5868, +7.2%;
    • Oceania: 6901, +5.5%;
      • Australia: 5326, -1.2%;
    • Africa: 1259, +6.2%;
  • Departures: 1.5 million, +1.5%. [more - original PR]